Fall 2018 MATH 113 002 LEC

Introduction to Abstract Algebra
002 LECMoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:59AMCory 247Paul A Vojta22058
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Prerequisites: 54 or a course with equivalent linear algebra content

Description: Sets and relations. The integers, congruences, and the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic. Groups and their factor groups. Commutative rings, ideals, and quotient fields. The theory of polynomials: Euclidean algorithm and unique factorizations. The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Fields and field extensions.

Office: 883 Evans

Office Hours: TBD

Required Text: Fraleigh, A First Course in Abstract Algebra

Grading: 15% first midterm, 20% second midterm, 30% homework, 35% final exam

Homework: Assigned weekly.

Course Webpage: https://math.berkeley.edu/~vojta/113.html